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Lawrence Treat

Lawrence Treat, American author. Recipient Ceremonial sword Mystery Writers Japan, 1961, Edgar Allan Poe award Mystery Writers of America, 1965, 78, Special Edgar Allan Poe award for story in Alfred Hitchcock television Hour, 1986; prize International Crime Writer's Convention, Stockholm, 1981. Member Mystery Writers American (founder, past president), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Treat, Lawrence was born on December 21, 1903 in New York City. Son of Henry and Daisy (Stein) Goldstone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1927.

    Works

    • Crime and Puzzlement 3: 24 Solve Them Yourself Picture Mysteries
    • Detected you way through Crime and Puzzlement 1 and Crime and Puzzlement 2? Solved all the heinous crimes of You're the Detective? Well then it's time you matched your sleuthing skills against Julius Quackery, amateur detective extraordinaire, as he tries to find out: Who beaned poor Kippy Betcher, ex-jockey, and sent him on his final ride? Wealthy Robert Pickle has disappeared overboard suicide or murder? The police hold a photograph of the murdered on the way to his crime but who or what is in the picture? Read the story.
    • Crime and Puzzlement 3: 24 Solve Them Yourself Picture Mysteries
    • Detected you way through Crime and Puzzlement 1 and Crime and Puzzlement 2? Solved all the heinous crimes of You're the Detective? Well then it's time you matched your sleuthing skills against Julius Quackery, amateur detective extraordinaire, as he tries to find out: Who beaned poor Kippy Betcher, ex-jockey, and sent him on his final ride? Wealthy Robert Pickle has disappeared overboard suicide or murder? The police hold a photograph of the murdered on the way to his crime but who or what is in the picture? Read the story.

    Membership

    Member Mystery Writers American (founder, past president), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Rose Ehrenfreund, 1943.
    • father: Henry Goldstone
    • mother: Daisy (Stein) Goldstone
    • spouse: Rose Ehrenfreund
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    Born December 21, 1903
    Died January 7, 1998
    (aged 94)
    Nationality
    • 1924
      Dartmouth College
    • 1927
      Columbia University